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Learn from nature itself: help tackle climate change and other global issues through permaculture design, resource management, and cumulative solution strategies.

The blend of past and present is an awakening of the senses when visiting Peru. Combining a spiritual and cultural journey with epic adventure, here, students will meet indigenous people, travel to Machu Picchu and set up their own permaculture project as they grow as a community.

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    Program Highlights

    • Explore Lima’s colonial historic quarter 
    • Discover limeño flavours in a local cooking class 
    • Learn about textile traditions in Cusco 
    • Explore Incan ruins surrounding Cusco 
    • Participate in a local community’s weaving ceremony 
    • Learn about Incan agricultural methods while visiting Incan terraces in Pisac Travel through the breathtakingly beautiful Sacred Valley 
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    Program Highlights

    • Explore Ollantaytambo 
    • Visit one of the man-made wonders of the world, Machu Picchu 
    • Learn about pre-Incan salt mines at Maras 
    • Get acquainted with a local Quechua scholarship student and their rural community, including a weaving class and home-prepared meal 
    • Visit Huaca Pucllana in the centre of Miraflores, Lima, to learn more about pre-Incan civilizations
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Sample Itinerary

Experience Peru

Day 1: Travel to Peru

Depart on our overnight flight to Peru.

Day 2: Tour Lima, Transfer to Cusco

Arrive and begin our Peru School trip. Learn about the history and culture of Peru’s capital as we visit Plaza de Armas, La Catedral de Lima, and more. Continue on our journey to our final destination of Cusco.

Days 3 - 5: Community Service

Explore the many sights of this historic city of Cusco: visit Barrio de San Blas, a picturesque neighborhood filled with artisans and craft shops. Transfer to Ollantaytambo. an impressive Incan archaeological site located within the Sacred Valley. Proceed to the rural village where we will be spending the upcoming days on our service project and cultural interaction.

Day 6: Machu Picchu

Ride the train to visit Machu Picchu today. The sight of Machu Picchu shooting out through the clouds at an elevation of nearly 2,500m is one you will not forget anytime soon. We will have time to explore the ancient city.

Day 7: Travel to Lake Titicaca

The largest lake in South America and often referred to as the highest navigable lake in the world (elevation: 3,812 m). Board a boat for a floating reed island in the middle of the lake! The indigenous Uros people, predating the Incan civilization, use totora reeds to build ‘artificial’ islands in the middle of the lake, as a means of isolating themselves from prior enemies. overnight on island.

Day 8: Floating Reed Island, Lake Titicaca

Morning further acquainting ourselves with our Uros hosts. Transfer back to Puno by boat, time to buy some last minute souvenirs in this quaint water-front town. Enjoy a final celebratory dinner and evening before spending the night at our Puno accommodation.

Day 9: Transfer to Juliaca

Transfer to Juliaca and board our flights homeward bound, stops en route.

Day 10: Home

Arrive home after an incredible trip to Peru.
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Learning Objectives

Use and value diversity

Permaculture design is based on the principle that we can continually learn from nature and apply the lessons learned to our own lives. By observing and working with nature in the Sacred Valley, students will make more informed decisions about how to use land and water resources and how these actions support people.

Use small, slow solutions

Small, slow solutions are effective in fighting climate change and solving other, pressing personal, local and global problems. By learning how to make better use of resources, students will support local communities as they produce more sustainable outcomes.

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